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Virginia & Truckee
Images from the reconstructed Virginia City Branch as well as a look at some of the surviving locomotives of the original V&T
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Photo ID: 389771

Tunnels to Virginia City - Part 1. With just over a mile to go to Virginia City, the V&T's Locomotive #29 bursts out of the East Portal of Tunnel #4 on a sunny winter morning. The original... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 08, 2012


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Added: Feb 17, 2012

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Photo ID: 389753

Steamscape - Overman Pit. A Virginia & Truckee passenger extra crosses the fill at Overman Pit enroute to Gold Hill on a February morning. When a Nevada State Commission decided to pursue ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 08, 2012


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Added: Feb 17, 2012

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Photo ID: 389574

Silver City Dawn. In the sandy hills above the mining town of Silver City, the Virginia & Truckee's Consolidation #29 chugs slowly up the grade toward Gold Hill at sunrise. Although not na... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Silver City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 08, 2012


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Added: Feb 14, 2012

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Photo ID: 381080

V&T Survivor: DAYTON. Of the 29 steam locomotives that served the Virginia & Truckee during its life as a common carrier, 9 have survived in preservation. This beautiful, 1873-vintage 4-4-... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: VT 18
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Nov 14, 2011

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Photo ID: 346329

V&T Survivor: TAHOE Although the majority of the 9 surviving Virginia & Truckee Locomotives are split between the California and Nevada State Railroad Museums, there are a couple of them th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: VT 20
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 07, 2009


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Added: Nov 23, 2010

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Photo ID: 346207

V&T Survivor: GENOA The California State Railroad Museum is fortunate to have 3 of the 9 surviving Virginia & Truckee Locomotives in its collection. The one seen here is Number 12, Genoa,... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Locomotive #: VT 12
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 04, 2010


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Added: Nov 22, 2010

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Photo ID: 346098

V&T Survivor: EMPIRE From the day it was formed in 1868 until its very last trip in 1950, a total of 29 steam locomotives served the legendary Virginia & Truckee Railroad. All but 3 of th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Locomotive #: VT 13
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 04, 2010


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Added: Nov 21, 2010

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Photo ID: 341169

Feather River Shortline #8...and the new V&T...it's all a bit complicated. The operation of the new V&T is more complex than most tourist railroads these days. The Gray family has owned th... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: FRSL 8
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 01, 2010


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Added: Oct 13, 2010

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Photo ID: 341140

Steamscape: Gold Hill. The V&T's morning train from Mound House to Virginia City has just passed Gold Hill Depot and is now climbing the grade toward Tunnel #4, which is just out of view to... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Virginia City Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Oct 12, 2010

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Photo ID: 340990

Steamscape: Crown Point. The V&T's morning train from Mound House to Virginia City climbs a steady 2.2% grade as it winds and twists through the Comstock Region of Western Nevada. Along t... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Gold Hill, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Virginia City Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Oct 11, 2010

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Photo ID: 340782

Having left Eastgate Station only minutes before, the V&T's morning train to Virginia City whistles the Linehan Road crossing in the Carson City suburb of Mound House. The section of track that ... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Mound House, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Virginia City Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Oct 10, 2010

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Photo ID: 340450

Fly in....and take the train! The Virginia & Truckee's beefy Mikado #18 runs around her train at Eastgate Station in Mound House, in preparation for a northbound run to Virginia City. Alt... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Mound House, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Virginia City Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Oct 07, 2010

Views: 6,128
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Photo ID: 340384

The V&T Leaves Virginia City. When the last passenger train from the legendary Virginia & Truckee Railway pulled out of Virginia City back in 1938, almost no one, including noted railroad a... (more)

Railroad: Virginia & Truckee
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Virginia City, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: MCR 18
Train ID: Carson City Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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Added: Oct 07, 2010

Views: 4,446
Comments: 3

Favorited: 27
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